20   Keith Harris Jr.
Keith Harris Jr.


Chicago, IL

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 193




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Northern Illinois-Eastern Illinois Postgame Quotes

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Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes - Sept. 17, 2013

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• Played in the first five games of the year before going down with an injury.
• Fifth on the team in rushing yards with 143 yards on 21 attempts.
• Recorded seven receptions for 95 yards and a touchdown.
• Had a career-high 85 all purpose yards at Kent State (10-5), carrying the ball two times for 31 yards and catching three passes for 54 yards.
• Had a career long 55-yard catch and run versus the Golden Flashes.
• Carried the ball six times for 31 yards and caught two passes for 20 yards at Purdue (9-28).
• Scored both of his rushing touchdowns in the home opener against Eastern Illinois (9-21).

• Ranked fourth on the team in rushing with 238 yards on 55 carries as a true freshman.
• Appeared in nine games and started two.
• Scored his first career touchdown on a seven-yard run against Iowa (9-1) in the season opener at Soldier Field.
• Rushed for 25 yards and a two scores on a season-high 13 carries against Massachusetts (11-3).
• Rushed for a season-high 66 yards and a touchdown on six carries versus Central Michigan (9-29), including a season-long 53-yard run.

High School
• Named to the all-state, academic all-state and all-conference teams as a senior.
• Named the Chicago Catholic Conference's offensive MVP after rushing for 1,774 yards and 15 touchdowns in 2011.
• Averaged 173 rushing yards per game as a senior.
• Gained 1,137 rushing yards and 623 receiving as a junior en route to earning first-team all-conference and academic all-state honors.
• Ran for 4,356 yards and 57 touchdowns in three seasons.
• Member of the state championship track & field team in 2011 and earned all-state honors in the 4x200 relay as a junior.
• Also was a member of Leo's chess team.

• Born Oct. 31, 1993, in Chicago, Ill .
• Son of Keith, Sr., and Lisa Harris.
• Majoring in accountancy.

Rushing Yards: 66, vs. Central Michigan, 9-29-13
Receiving Yards: 54, at Kent St., 10-5-13
Total Yards: 85, at Kent St., 10-5-13